Tim Wood | Northern Powerhouse Rail Director
Transport for the North

Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, Transport for the North

Tim Wood has over 24 years’ experience in railway design and delivery and prior to this, 11 years spent in the construction industry.
As Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, he is taking on the challenge to make the strategic outline business case (SOBC) for investment in an ambitious plan for a transformed rail network that will provide fast, frequent and reliable links between the North’s six biggest city regions and its largest airport. He leads the delivery of this transformation programme and works closely with the Department for Transport, HS2 and Network Rail. 
Previously Tim held two Rail Director positions in the private sector and is known for early development of rail public-private partnership schemes and partner and stakeholder engagement.


Rail Live 2020 - 1st April @ 15:30

Northern Powerhouse Rail: the continued pace of development of far greater train capacity, connectivity and speed across Northern England helping re balance the UK economy.

  • Industry update: Refreshing the Strategic Outline Case for NPR and agreeing a preferred Network and delivery strategy during 2020
  • In a context of political change, how can we develop complex multi-billion pound projects and the appropriate tender strategies that minimise risk to all?
  • Sustainability: how is NPR advancing electrification across the network to be one of the most decarbonised railways in the world
last published: 05/Mar/20 15:15 GMT

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